I remember seeing sever of the photos from this set over the years. Photography doesn't usually impress me much, as it's simply not really my thing, but I adore these. I've carefully chosen visceral as the word I that think best describes this set, and this photograph in particular; the way one can see every single pore, every tiny fold and crease in his skin, every bit of stubble, the way the red make-up looks so wet. . . it's very 'in your face'. It doesn't feel like a photograph so much as that he's actually there, staring at you. The pared-down composition and simple, hard-edges make-up only add to the overall effect.